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Poster: sandymac Date: May 19, 2004 4:07am
Forum: freecache Subject: mirror propagation heurstics

I'm not a FreeCache developer so I could be wrong but I'm maintaining a FreeCache mirror and I've observed that FreeCache seems to use heurstics based on the frequency of a file being requested though a http://freecache.org/... url.

A file that is infrequently requested won't get mirrored.

A file that is frequently requested by a group of IPs that are "near" each other will be mirrored at the mirror closest to those IPs.

Hope that helps some

This post was modified by sandymac on 2004-05-19 11:07:59

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Poster: gilco Date: Jun 8, 2004 7:19am
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: mirror propagation heurstics

Yes. I look like you are correct. I see the same behavior, but still I am not 100% sure.